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# Blow

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Blow for Ireland and Liverpool as key defender sidelined for six to eight weeks
Niamh Fahey will miss several international fixtures and the start of the WSL season.
This month
September 2023
France World Cup hopes rocked by Willemse withdrawal
The 30-year-old Pretoria-born lock has been replaced in the 33-man squad by Montpellier teammate Bastien Chalureau.
Last month
August 2023
Man United's Luke Shaw facing 'number of weeks' out through injury
United are decidedly short at left-back, with Tyrell Malacia also sidelined and Brandon Williams having just joined Ipswich on loan.
Folau ruled out as Ireland's pool opponents Tonga name 32-man World Cup squad
Tonga boss Toutai Kefu has left one space open for an additional call-up closer to the tournament.
Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus to miss start of season after knee surgery
The Brazil international missed three months of last season after suffering a knee injury at the World Cup.
This year
Ireland defensive duo Mannion and Campbell to miss out on World Cup squad
Vera Pauw announces her squad tomorrow morning.
Australia's wannabe France lock Meafou ineligible for World Cup
The lock fails to meet residency criteria upped to five years from three by World Rugby in 2022.
Man United’s Anthony Martial ruled out of FA Cup final through injury
Martial sustained the injury in United’s final game of the season after coming off the bench on Sunday against Fulham.
Max Verstappen takes pole in Monaco as Lewis Hamilton struggles after crash
The seven-time world champion lost control of his Mercedes and ended up in the wall during practice.
Tipperary's Forde to miss rest of Munster hurling campaign with hamstring injury
The star forward ‘will be out of action for four weeks,’ Liam Cahill confirmed.
Another injury doubt for United as Bruno Fernandes pictured with crutches and protective boot
The Portugal international was substituted during Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final win over Brighton.
'I’d say he is gone for the rest of the season' - Davy Fitz on Tadhg de Burca
Deise star injures Achilles in Limerick loss.
England captain Leah Williamson to miss World Cup
Arsenal confirm player has suffered a cruciate ligament injury.
Injured Billy Drennan misses Kilkenny's clash with Westmeath
The Leinster champions will also be without Paddy Deegan.
Clare All-Star has one-match ban upheld ahead of Munster hurling opener
David Fitzgerald has the option now of bringing his case to the Central Appeals Committee.
Neymar ruled out for remainder of the season
The PSG and Brazil forward is set to undergo ankle surgery.
Irish winger McGeady suffers season-ending injury
The 36-year-old only returned in December following almost five months on the sidelines with a knee issue.
De Gea admits it will be tough for Man United without suspended Casemiro
Casemiro was dismissed after a VAR review for putting his hands around Will Hughes’ throat.
Wales' Halfpenny to miss Ireland Six Nations opener
Liam Williams has been called into starting line-up in his place.
England's Elliot Daly ruled out of Six Nations through injury
Versatile back out for 12 weeks.
'An overwhelming day' - Three Irish internationals lose manager at Championship leaders
Lily Agg, Hayley Nolan and Rianna Jarrett are among those impacted by the London City Lionesses departure.
Ten Hag defends Casemiro decision as Man United star misses Arsenal game
The Brazilian was booked against Crystal Palace last night and is now suspended.
Ulster confirm ACL tear for Marty Moore, while Rob Baloucoune is ruled out of La Rochelle tie
Prop forward will see a knee surgeon this week and faces lengthy spell on sidelines.
Owen Farrell could miss England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland
The 31-year-old has been cited for a dangerous tackle in Saracens’ victory over Gloucester on Friday.
Munster confirm Ben Healy will join Edinburgh at the end of the season
Munster head coach Graham Rowntree said Healy’s impending departure was ‘tough to take’ but praised the Tipp man’s conduct throughout the process.
Sexton a major doubt for start of Six Nations after procedure on cheekbone
Ireland get their campaign underway in just five weekends’ time.
Last year
Weather forces Ulster to move their Champions Cup game to Dublin
Game against La Rochelle will take place in Dublin tomorrow behind closed doors.
Worcester's takeover bid snubbed as Wasps get green light to return
Both clubs lost their places in the Premiership after being placed in administration.
Another key Scotland player emerges as Six Nations injury doubt
Zander Fagerson suffered a hamstring injury while playing for Glasgow recently.
Klopp: Diaz injury setback 'a proper smash in the face'
The Liverpool striker is facing a three-month spell on the sidelines.
Kilkenny duo step away for 2023 season as Cats suffer further losses
It was revealed last week that key midfielder Conor Browne will also be unavailable next year.
Spurs forward Son to have facial surgery, putting World Cup in doubt
He suffered the injury in last night’s Champions League win at Marseille.
Heartbreak for Paul Pogba as he's ruled out of World Cup
Meanwhile, Kevin De Bruyne has admitted the Qatar competition could be his last.
Ogbene facing race against time to be fit for Ireland next month
The Rotherham striker has been ruled out for up to six games with a hamstring problem.
West Ham confirm ACL injury to Ireland international Ziu
The 20-year-old had already been ruled out of Ireland’s World Cup play-off with Scotland at Hampden Park.
Dublin's Paul Mannion out for three months with ankle injury
Kilmacud Crokes manager Robbie Brennan has bemoaned the ‘long-term’ setback.
Dublin star forward suffers another significant knee injury
Nicole Owens is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Emma Raducanu forced to retire from Korea Open semi-final
The 19-year-old was losing in the deciding set, and withdrew due to injury.
Ireland striker Kiernan sweats on scan results after injury playing for Liverpool
The Cavan star was forced off in the Reds’ remarkable WSL win over Chelsea yesterday.
Significant injury concerns for Irish duo in AFLW
Niamh Kelly dislocated her shoulder and Aishling Sheridan sustained a knee injury in yesterday’s clash between Adelaide and Collingwood.